State Fair memories make us Minnesotans

State Fair memories make us Minnesotans

For generations of Minnesotans, the State Fair's sights, sounds and scents make for some powerful memories.
Expert tips to make the most of your Minnesota State Fair adventures
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Expert tips to make the most of your Minnesota State Fair adventures

August 22
Overwhelmed yet? Don't be. We've got the inside scoop. We asked experienced fairgoers for their tips on getting the most out of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
How Minnesota State Fair is winning the battle with casinos for grandstand acts
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How Minnesota State Fair is winning the battle with casinos for grandstand acts

August 19
Despite hot competition from casinos this year, the State Fair grandstand may set an attendance record.
State Fair debuts a Great Big Wheel in the sky
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State Fair debuts a Great Big Wheel in the sky

August 21
The traveling Great Big Wheel will take Minnesotans for a spin 156 feet above the State Fairgrounds.
FairCam: Live from the Minnesota State Fair
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FairCam: Live from the Minnesota State Fair

August 26, 2016
What's it like on the state fairgrounds at this moment? Check out our FairCam to get a taste of the preparation.
Upcoming highlights from the new Star Tribune Stage at the Minnesota State Fair
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Upcoming highlights from the new Star Tribune Stage at the Minnesota State Fair

August 22
The Star Tribune will debut its tricked-out new booth, expertly designed with energy-efficient lighting, Cambria countertops and improved signage.
State Fair talent show attracts hopefuls, dreamers, maybe a future star
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State Fair talent show attracts hopefuls, dreamers, maybe a future star

July 26
At open auditions for the Minnesota State Fair's amateur talent contest, anyone can take a shot at stardom.
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Tevlin: Reopening State Fair diner is family's rite of August

August 22
Lee and Bev Bahr have turned management of the Lunch Box over to the kids, grandkids and great-grandkids, but on Tuesday were still there before first light.
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